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Kash Shaikh

Leader, Data Center Switching
Central Marketing

Kash Shaikh directs the data center switching solutions marketing team at Cisco Systems. Kash has been at Cisco since the beginning of 2007 and his current responsibilities focus on global marketing strategy and positioning of the Cisco data center switching business. This includes the Nexus and Catalyst data center switches and blade server switching with multi-billion dollar in annual revenues.

Prior to joining Cisco, Kash spent about a decade at Nortel in various IP Networking roles across various functions. Kash came to Nortel through Bay Networks acquisition.

In his 17-year IP networking career Kash has held leadership roles in the areas of Product Line Management, Marketing and Engineering.

He has a Masters degree in Engineering with emphasis on computer networks from Wichita State University, Kansas and have completed Executive Education marketing program at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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